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DutchLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-19-07 02:55 PM
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87. But whenever somebody speaks out about such crimes, the MSM destroys them.
They actually destroy them. The MSM calls them 'extremists', 'far left cooks' or 'loons' in the best case, or in the worst case: 'traitors', 'terrorists' or 'anti-Americans'. Anybody who stands up and says what US troops have been doing and are still doing to citizens of other countries around the world, are being shut up, ridiculed and insulted, so many fear to speak out because they don't want to get smeared in public.

Besides, politicians can't speak about it, because the military plays such an unhealthy big part in the lives of ordinary Americans, even if they don't have relatives or friends in the army. I don't know any other Western country that is so obsessed with the military. I guess that is what Eisenhower warned us of. So politicians who speak out against war crimes, are automatically losing support from people who have relatives in the army ("because MY boy would never do such a thing") and from ordinary people who have been told by the media for the last 50 years how great the US military is.

I hope I don't offend anyone with this post. That is not my intention.
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